A.J. Green still in concussion protocol

Based on what happened the last time Cincinnati played Indianapolis, the Bengals sure do need A.J. Green on the field this weekend

However, Green is still in the NFL's concussion protocol after taking a hit to the head in Sunday night's 27-17 loss to the Steelers. Green was unable to finish the game and was diagnosed with a concussion.

On Wednesday, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters Green has yet to be cleared.

When the Bengals lost to the Colts 27-0 in a regular-season meeting this year, they were without Green. Without their top outside target, the Colts repeatedly blitzed Andy Dalton and got him off balance. It can be assumed the same would occur if Green can't go Sunday night.

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